2013 Annual Meeting Program

Ohio Philosophical Association
Annual Meeting

Denison University, Granville, Ohio

April 6, 2013

Special Guest Speaker: Anthony Chemero, University of Cincinnati

Andrew P. Mills, Otterbein University, Program Coordinator

Morning Sessions Afternoon Sessions
Session 1: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Session 4: Modern Philosophy
Session 2: Philosophy of Science Session 5: Ethics and Political Philosophy
Session 3: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language Session 6: Philosophy of Mind

Logistics (directions, accommodations, etc.)

   

All paper sessions will be held in The Burton D Morgan Center.

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    Registration and Coffee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 a.m.

    Session 1: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216
  Chair: Andrew Jordan, Otterbein University  
  Pascal Massie, Miami University of Ohio: "From Epoche to Ataraxia: The Story of Apelles in Sextus Empiricus" 9:30 a.m.
        Comment: Michael Baumer, Cleveland State University  
 
 
  Anthony Lisska, Denison University: "The Ventricle System and the Internal Senses in Medieval Cognitive Theories" 10:45 a.m.
        Comment: Arnold Smith, Kent State University  

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    Session 2: Philosophy of Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
  Chair: Sara Worley, Bowling Green State University  
  Danny Pearlberg, The Ohio State University: "Making Sense of the Different Senses of 'Explanation'" 9:30 a.m.
        Comment: Travis Hreno, University of Akron  
 
 
  Henry Kreuzman, The College of Wooster: "Philosophical Methodology: A Defense of Appeal to Intuitions?" 10:45 a.m.
        Comment: Deborah Smith, Kent State University  

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    Session 3: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
  Chair: Sergio Gallegos, Denison University  
  Wesley Dempster, Bowling Green State University: "Free Will and Wholehearted Ambivalence" 9:30 a.m.
        Comment: Andrew Kissel, The Ohio State University  
 
 
  Michael Miller, The Ohio State University: "Constitutivity and Verbal Disputes" 10:45 a.m.
        Comment: Wesley Cray, The Ohio State University  

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    Lunch and OPA Business Meeting, Noon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Slayter Union, 3rd Floor
    Keynote Address, 1:00 p.m.
Anthony Chemero, University of Cincinnati: "Radical Embodied Cognitive Science"
Burton Morgan Lecture Hall, 1st Floor, Burton D Morgan Center
 


    Session 4: Modern Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216
  Chair: John McHugh, Denison University  
  C. Mickey Lorkowski, University of Akron: "Hume's Indifference to Ideas" 2:15 p.m.
        Comment: Joel Schickel, University of Dayton  
 
 
  Joseph Novak, Cleveland State University: "Substance without attributes: An objection to Spinoza's proof for substance monism" 3:30 p.m.
        Comment: Ben Cordry, Lorain County Community College  

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    Session 5: Ethics and Political Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
  Chair: Steven Vogel, Denison University  
  Brian McLean, The Ohio State University: "What's so Good about Non-Existence? An Alternative Explanation of Four Asymmetrical Value Judgments" 2:15 p.m.
        Comment: Scott Simmons, Bowling Green State University  
 
 
  Peter Bornschein, Bowling Green State University: "Libertarianism, Freedom, and Self-Ownership" 3:30 p.m.
        Comment: Daniel Roach, Kent State University  

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    Session 6: Philosophy of Mind . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
  Chair: Barbara Fultner, Denison University  
  Iris Spoor, University of Cincinnati: "'Superduper' or Superfluous? Terry Horgan’s Supervenience and Jessica Wilson’s challenge" 2:15 p.m.
        Comment: Joe Reich, The Ohio State University  
 
 
  Dimitria Gatzia, The University of Akron Wayne College: "Cognitive Penetration and the Nature of Experience" 3:30 p.m.
        Comment: Joel Richeimer, Kenyon College  

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Logistics

Registration and all paper sessions, including the keynote address, will be held in the Burton D. Morgan center at Denison University. Registration will open at 9 a.m., on the second floor of the Morgan Center. Directions to Denison can be found on the Denison University website.  The Morgan Center is building number 10 on the printable Denison map which is also available on that same webpage. Lunch will be held in the Slatyer Union which is building 8 on that same map.

Free parking is available for OPA registrants. Attendees should park in the Visitor Parking Garage (the actual name!). There is a P with an arrow behind building number 8 on the campus map. There is an entrance directly from the garage to the second floor of the Burton Morgan Center where registration will be held.

If you have questions please contact:

Andrew Mills, Program Chair
program@ohiophilosophy.org.